Food Engineering

Form, fill, seal machine

April 3, 2006




The VPL-180 continuous motion vertical form, fill and seal machine from Rovema features modern linear servo drive technology and operates at mechanical speeds of up to 220 cycles/minute, making it suitable for high-speed candy and snack applications. The unit allows users to set functions such as sealing time, sealing pressure, cooling time, speed and all jaw movements, both vertical and horizontal, for highest performance, flexibility and top-seal quality. The machine is 5 ft. tall and can produce pillow style bags of 1.97 in. to 7.01 in. with a maximum bag length of 11.8 in. The company says size changeovers are quick and simple.

Rovema Packaging Machines; 770-513-9604; www.rovema.com